Posted February 22, 2019 by Isaiah McGowanJohn Wheeler, lead analyst at Gartner for integrated risk management (IRM) solutions, penned a piece calling for an evolution from compliance-aware to risk-aware governance programs. What does that mean for the risk management programs of the world?
Posted February 13, 2019 by Rebecca MerrittThe bank’s infosecurity team was split on the need for a data retention policy. Half of the team didn’t feel they needed to eliminate customer files because customers would likely open another account down the line
Posted January 22, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandTwo authoritative surveys of senior corporate leaders on the outlook for 2019 put cyber risk at the top of their list of worries, right up there with recession and climate disasters.
Posted January 15, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandIn a new article for the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter, Kim S. Nash writes that “Corporate security leaders often fight a perception among other senior leaders that cybersecurity efforts bring costs without quantifiable returns.
Posted January 9, 2019 by Jeff B. CopelandIan Amit faces a complex management problem as Chief Security Officer at Cimpress, the parent company for multiple independent businesses: Each unit chooses and operates its own technical stack and security and risk management in a “shared security responsibility” model. How to lead from behind?
Posted December 27, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandRiskLens and the FAIR risk model are change agents in the world of cyber risk management and the most popular blog posts we published in 2018 are a leading indicator of where the movement is heading. Take a look at the Top 10, by page views:
Posted December 18, 2018 by Jeff B. Copeland“Security Spending to Rise on GDPR Concerns” headlines a recent edition of the Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter (subscription required) that details how seriously companies take the EU’s privacy regulations that went into effect last May.
Posted December 6, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandIn a lead article on the Homeland Security Today website, A Game Plan to Identify, Protect Information Crown Jewels, RiskLens Co-Founder and Chief Risk Scientist Jack Jones has some advice for federal agencies required to identify and prioritize risk management on their “crown jewels”: Get a clearer picture on your high-value assets, then get an effective risk analysis model to guide your security investments.
Posted November 28, 2018 by Jeff B. CopelandA few pioneering boards are “taking the bold step of forming a full-fledged committee focused on cybersecurity,” the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity newsletter reports (subscribe to the newsletter to read the article).
Posted November 21, 2018 by Tim WynkoopI recently ran an analysis for a major bank that I think shows the power of both the FAIR Model for thinking through cybersecurity investment decisions and the power of the RiskLens CRQ platform for quickly running the numbers to support those decisions, often with surprising results.